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Heywood

(ˈheɪˌwʊd)
n
(Placename) a town in NW England, in Rochdale unitary authority, Greater Manchester, near Bury. Pop: 28 024 (2001))

Heywood

(ˈheɪˌwʊd)
n
1. (Biography) John. ?1497–?1580, English dramatist, noted for his comic interludes
2. (Biography) Thomas. ?1574–1641, English dramatist, noted esp for his domestic drama A Woman Killed with Kindness (1607)
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Hey•wood

(ˈheɪ wʊd)

n.
1. John, 1497?–1580?, English playwright and epigrammatist.
2. Thomas, 1573?–1641, English playwright, poet, and actor.
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Thomas Heywood, a sort of journalist before the days of newspapers, produced an enormous amount of work in various literary forms; in the drama he claimed to have had 'an entire hand, or at least a maine finger' in no less than two hundred and twenty plays.
Shakspere's later contemporaries, under Elizabeth and James I: Jonson, Chapman, Dekker, Heywood, Middleton, Marston, Beaumont and Fletcher, Webster.
{il y a Bourbon et Bourbon = there are Bourbons and Bourbons (i.e., they're all the same); "What is bred in the bone...." = a possibly deliberate misquotation of "It will not out of the flesh that is bred in the bone" from John Heywood, "Proverbes", Part II, Chapter VIII (1546)}
After a vociferous consultation, which was, at times, deafened by bursts of savage joy, they again separated, filling the air with the name of a foe, whose body, Heywood could collect from their expressions, they hoped to find concealed in some crevice of the island.
As Colin Heywood reminds us in the introduction to Growing Up in France, historical studies of childhood and adolescence have tended to focus more on adult ideas and initiatives than on youthful experiences and perceptions.
Mark Heywood, prosecuting, said the 29-year-old victim worked as an escort and that Davis contacted her through a magazine.
As reported in later editions of last night's Chronicle, Paul Heywood was a pounds 19,000-a-year administrator at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.
The American String Teachers Association (ASTA) with National School Orchestra Association, is proud to announce that Randen Heywood, who teaches music at Valley High School and Valley Elementary School in Orderville, Utah, has been named winner of the 2005 Merle J.
For Michael McClintock, Heywood's A Woman Killed with Kindness employs the affective impact of tragedy to enable its central women, Anne Frankford and Susan Mountford, to morally transform Sir Francis Acton and Master Frankford.
JOHN Plimmer's article on actress Anne Heywood took me back to the late 50s when I was at Bromsgrove Technical College and we were all living in a boarding house for the duration of our scholarship.
IN 1995, Gary Heywood and his wife, Denise, owned two horses in training with Nigel Twiston-Davies and decided to buy two more.
Her step-grandson, Jack Leon Heywood, went to her house in Egerton Terrace, Greatham Village, on the outskirts of Hartlepool, on January 21.